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Program Schedule April- September 2021

posted 31 Mar 2021, 12:32 by Lakeshore Genealogical Society

Lakeshore Genealogy Society – Program Schedule April to September 2021

All are scheduled to be via Zoom at 7PM

April  8, 2021 - Dan Buchanan and The Tobey Book

The Tobey Book" contains 786 pages outlining the most important collection of historical information of the Brighton community.  Dan will tell you how this valuable document was created and, using examples from the book, will explore the nature of the content. He will also explain a significant genealogy problem that was solved using references found in the book. With a PDF version of this book now available, researching this massive collection is made possible. Join us and learn something fascinating about Northumberland County history.

May 13, 2021 – 10 Minute Talks – 

Three Lakeshore Genealogy Members will share an interest from their research. Marcia McLeod – a Scottish theme; Jane Clarke – My Irishes and Barb Harmer will tell us about her connection to Colborne and Lakeport. 

June 10, 2021- Northumberland County Archives
Abigail Miller and Katie Kennedy will be back with a new presentation.  Always entertaining. Topic to be finalized.

September 9, 2021 - Linda Corupe - The Irish Immigrant’s Tale - 

This is the story of a family that emigrated from Ireland in 1834 to Cobourg. Their ocean voyage is described, and it then involves a family death at the immigration and quarantine station at Grosse Isle.  The diary continues up to around 1837, with their experiences in their new home. This true story is taken from an unpublished diary.